Are you a Utah business owner? Being located in Salt Lake City, we get quite a few calls from local business owners asking whether or not they, or their employees, need a DOT medical card. UDOT Driver Qualification Rules Here is a brief summary of the Utah Department of Transportation driver qualification rules: Operates a […]
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Welcome Commercial Drivers!
Kenn Seals here at ChiroStop. Most drivers just call me "Doc". I've been here at Sapp Bros. truck stop working with commercial drivers for more than 10 years so I understand the importance of the DOT Physical exam for your livelihood and the importance of your health for your life.
We do our best to make the DOT Physical exam as hassle free as possible for you, and make it as simple as these 3 steps:
Step 1: Brief Health History
Step 2: Medical Examination
Step 3: Complete Long Form and Medical Card
We trust you'll find answers to your questions here. Visit this site often for updates on ways to stay healthy and tips to prepare for your next DOT Physical.
Be well! Doc Kenn.
Amenities at Sapp Bros. T.S.
Sapp Bros. - ATM, Burger King, Chiropractic, Dentist, DOT Physicals, DOT Drug and Alcohol Testing, Idleaire, Laundry Room, Load Board, Private Bathtubs, Private Showers, Restaurant 24-hour, Parking for 135 trucks, Service & Lube, Sinclair Fuel, Theatre / TV Lounge, UPS & Fedex Dropbox, Wireless Internet
What Drivers Are Saying
"I'm an OTR driver and know that I can get fuel, park my truck and have my DOT medical card recertified, right here at the truck-stop. What a life and time saver, walkin and 'get r done' Thanks for being here for us Doc." - Bret L., OTR driver Wisconsin
"I'm a local driver, I can grab a quick bite to eat and get my DOT medical card all right here at Sapp Brothers truck-stop. Plenty convenient for me." - Dane S., Salt Lake City areaAll posts tagged DOT PhysicalPosted by Doc on November 3, 2010
Yes, it does happen. Occasionally we get a driver who is unable to pass the DOT required physical exam. I recently had a woman driver come in for her DOT medical card and she failed her examination with flying colors. Her blood pressure was 190 over 120. Yet she had no symptoms of high blood […]Posted by Doc on October 31, 2010
Anxiety Induced High Blood Pressure White Coat Syndrome! There are those who say it doesn’t exist and then there’s the reality. For some people just the thought of setting foot in a doctor’s office feels like walking into a lion’s den. For a commercial driver whose livelihood depends on getting their medical card, their anxiety […]Posted by Doc on May 28, 2010
Worried about the effects of your over the road lifestyle on your health? Will your medical card be at risk? Yes, the lifestyle of a commercial driver certainly has its limitations and challenges. The effects of gaining weight and increased blood pressure are concerns for many drivers when the time comes for their next DOT […]Posted in DOT PhysicalPosted by Doc on April 29, 2010
What Does A Pet Have To Do With A DOT Physical? When drivers come in to do their DOT physical for CDL certification, a concern we hear most frequently is about high blood pressure. In a news article, High Blood Pressure: Commercial Driver Risk?, we’ve covered the FMCSR medical guidelines regarding blood pressure and commercial driver certification. […]Posted by Doc on April 8, 2010
DOT Physical – Check that Heart Murmur Elwood M. From West Plain, MO stopped in today to get his DOT medical card re-certified. Haven’t seen him in quite a while. The last time was when he needed to have his previous DOT physical done. He was going through Salt Lake City at the time so […]Posted in DOT PhysicalPosted by Doc on March 19, 2010
Good Day Drivers Good News! Heart Surgery and a New Lease on Life This morning when I arrived, Jim was here at the office and followed me in through the door. Jim was the driver I wrote about, in the article last week, who came in for his DOT physical exam and was having a […]Posted by Doc on March 17, 2010
Good Day Drivers I didn’t expect to be back on the blog so soon but … Just a DOT Physical I arrived at the office this morning to find a driver waiting for me. We’ll name him Jim for anonymity, not his real name. He needed to get his DOT medical card re-certified. He said […]Posted by Doc on March 10, 2010